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Where to mount Garmin GTU10

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Help' started by Ronaldtrotter, Nov 30, 2013.

  1. Ronaldtrotter

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    I recently purchased a Garmin GTU10 as a safety in case of fly aways. Where should I mount this. Currently it looks like the belly of the Phantom behind the camera mount is the best and most balanced.
     
  2. Driffill

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    Search on ShapeWays.com there is a specific bracket for it :)
     
  3. oldengineer

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    This is where I put mine, very simple...

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  4. OI Photography

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  5. PhantomClark

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    Will the offset mounting location cause the Phantom to become unbalanced?
     
  6. jengo

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    This is my concern as well. I just got a PV2 a few days ago, and was planning on picking up the Garmin. Could this interfere with the compass and would it interfere with GPS if I were to put it on top ?
     
  7. Shedracer

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    I have a P2V and I mount mine on the flat belly behind the camera, seems to be fine. I have my GTU set to report on demand, rather than the other setting sending out a Ping at set intervals. I just check it's working properly, before flying, using the iPhone App.
     
  8. EMCSQUAR

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    The GTU 10 hardly weighs a thing and won't bother balance.

    Re: mounting, on top would interfere w/Phantom GPS - it won't bother compass unless you cover compass with it. Using Garmins velcro i just attached it to the side - haven't had an issue with it. You could also tether it for extra measure.
     
  9. Davis476

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    I velcroed mine to the battery door. stays out of the way.